Frances L. (Ebert) Day

October 21, 1930 ‒ June 18, 2020

Mount Gilead, Ohio

Frances L. (Ebert) Day, age 89, of Mount Gilead, passed away peacefully, Thursday morning, June 18, 2020, at her residence.

She was born on October 21, 1930, in Marion, OH, to the late Benjamin F. and Paulene B. (Heimlich) Ebert. Frances was a graduate of Cardington High School.

For 25 years, Frances dedicated her life to the students of Whetstone School. She served as a workshop director and coached numerous sports teams to state victories.

A woman of faith, Frances was a member and attended Boundary United Methodist Church. She enjoyed tending to the needs of her family which included: sewing, quilting, cooking, and most importantly watching the children.

Finding a 2nd chance for true love, Frances married the love of her life, Norman L. Day on February 10, 1994.

She will be dearly missed by her husband, Norman; children: Benjamin Clinger, Jimmy (Rosemary) Clinger, and Vicky (Jim) Ullom; numerous step-children; and numerous grand and great grandchildren.

Frances was preceded in death by her parents: Benjamin and Paulene; daughter-in-law, Pam Clinger; a still born grandchild; and brothers: Harold and Robert Ebert.

Her family will hold a celebration of her life service at a later date.

If desired, memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Boundary United Methodist Church and/or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

Snyder Funeral Homes of Mount Gilead are honored to have been chosen to serve Frances’ family and your condolences may be expressed to them by visiting

  • Norman and Family,
    No sweeter person has existed than Frances, or one so caring of others. The community suffers a loss with her passing. Our heartfelt sympathy and prayer that your sadness will ease eventually. And Frances had such a good sense of humor!

  • I loved aunt Frances like a second mother. She was always there for us kids. Whenever we needed help. She helped with school she helped when I injured myself and my mother sent my brother over to go get her. She was always a helpful person and she will be missed.

  • Vickie & Jim and Rosemary & Jim, we are sorry for the loss of your mother. Prayers for comfort are with you and your families.

  • Vickie and Jim and family,
    Frances was a very nice women and treated everyone was family. I am sorry for your loss! She will be gladly she be gladly missed.

  • Vicky, Jim and Families,
    I met Frances at Whetstone School. Heart of gold! The Kids loved her! There was some Fun times! So sorry for your Loss. In my Thoughts and Prayers.

  • Dear Ben, Jim and Rosemary ,Vickie and Jim and grand children:
    Sorry to learn of your Mother’ death. May you be comforted by our Lord, and
    those of us that care. Sincerely, Shirley Robinson